Diana K. Makina

Diana K. Makina, 78, of La Porte, passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020, at Northwest Health, La Porte.


Diana was born on September 7, 1942 in La Porte, to Willard and Yolanda (Tennis) Henning.


In 1968, she married Leo Makina, who preceded her in death.  Surviving Diana are her children, Lori (Gene) Guise of Mill Creek, Julie (Steve) Wisser of Walkerton, Marcy (Dan) Curry of La Porte, and Debbie Wroblewski of La Porte; 4 grandchildren, Ashley Rinker, Tyler Sunn, David "DJ" Wroblewski, and Brett Curry; 2 great-grandchildren, Rachel and Ryan Rinker; sister, Dixie Paul of La Porte; special companion, John Wright of La Porte; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.


She was preceded by her parents and 2 brothers, Mike, and Dave Henning.


Diana graduated from Mill Creek School.  She later worked at South Bend Lathe, American Home Foods, and was a childcare provider for many years.  Diana enjoyed playing Yahtzee with "her girls".  She also enjoyed bowling in her league at Thunderbird Lanes.


A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 12 p.m. on Monday, January 4, 2021, at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center with Pastor Jason Burrick officiating.  Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Mill Creek.


A time of visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Monday at the funeral home. 


Due to the recent Governor's Order, anyone attending the visitation and/or service is required to wear a mask and practice social distancing of six-feet.  Also, we are limited to 50 people in the building at any given time.  We kindly ask for your patience as we oversee these mandated guidelines. 


Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Marcy Curry, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN  46350.


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